Art and film historian, critic, filmmaker. Editor‑in‑Chief
of “Animafilm” magazine (1979-81). Senior Lecturer at Rhode Island School
of Design (since 1988). Artistic Director of “Animator” International Animated
Film Festival in Poznan, Poland (since 2007). He is the
author of seven books and over 300 articles on film and art. His interests
range from history of avant-garde and animated film to theory of Postmodernism.
He has made a number of documentary, experimental, and animated films, among
THEM I Am Providence: The Story of H.P.
Lovecraft and His City (1997), The
Island of Jan Lenica (1998), Travels
of Daniel Szczechura (2005), 106
Olney Street (2007), Sicilian Flea (2008), Panta Rhei (2008), Aquatura (2010), Alfred Schreyer of Drohobych (2010), AE (2011), Kinefaktura (2012). His books include: Avant-Garde
and Cinema: Film in Polish Avant-Garde Circles Between the Wars (1996), Disney Was Not the Only One (2000), The End and What Next? Essays on
Postmodernism, Contemporary Art, and the End of the Century (2001), Dictionary of Movements and Key Notions of
Art of the 2nd Half of the 20th Century (2002), Wenders Go HOME! (2006).